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Feds: Defense firm put untrained guards in Iraq

The federal government has joined a whistleblower's lawsuit against a major defense contractor in Iraq.

Tags: DoD , Triple Canopy , Iraq

Wednesday - 10/31/2012, 01:52pm EDT

Report: Federal whistleblowers don't sense letup in agency retaliation

Federal employees increasingly perceive less agency wrongdoing but that doesn't necessarily mean the threat of retaliation for reporting such misconduct has similarly decreased, according to a new Merit System Protection Board report.

Tags: MSPB , Susan Tsui Grundmann , EPA , FDA , OSC , best practices , Jack Moore

Tuesday - 11/15/2011, 08:39am EST

Intelligence community employees to gain whistleblower protections

Employees in the intelligence community (IC) who report waste, fraud and abuse have gained whistleblower protections, under a directive President Barack Obama issued Wednesday. The presidential policy directive aims to ensure intelligence and national security employees are able to legally report agency wrongdoing and be protected from retaliation for doing so.

Tags: Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act , Intelligence community , POGO , Congress , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 10/10/2012, 09:03pm EDT

With $104M whistleblower payout, IRS hoping money talks

Providing awards to whistleblowers is key to bringing would-be informants forward. And a record $104 million after taxes payout to former UBS banker Bradley Birkenfeld serves as a billboard to whistleblowers that the IRS is willing to pay out for information that helps catch tax cheaters.

Tags: IRS , Stephen Kohn , Bradley Birkenfeld , tax evasion , fraud, waste and abuse

Monday - 09/24/2012, 02:30pm EDT
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House votes to expand whistleblower protections

The House voted Friday to significantly expand protections for federal employees who expose fraud, waste and abuse and make it easier to punish supervisors who try to retaliate against the whistleblowers.

Tags: House , Congress , Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act , Darrell Issa , workforce

Friday - 09/28/2012, 02:25pm EDT

DoJ IG ombudsman to guarantee whistleblower rights

Long-time federal prosecutor Robert Storch is the first whistleblower ombudsman at the Justice Department. In this newly-created position, Storch is charged with making sure whistleblower complaints coming into the Office of the Inspector General are reviewed in a timely and proper manner.

Tags: Robert Storch , inspector general , DoJ , ombudsman , oversight , POGO , Federal Drive

Friday - 08/10/2012, 11:01am EDT
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Reasons unclear for drop in whistleblower disclosures

The Office of Special Counsel's annual report to Congress found the number of employees bringing cases of potential wrongdoing declined for the first time in five years.

Tags: management , Federal Drive , OSC , John Mahoney , Retaliation , Tully Rinckey , Ann OHanlon , Taeja Smith

Wednesday - 08/01/2012, 06:08am EDT

OSC warns agencies of email monitoring restrictions

The Office of Special Counsel is reminding agencies not to target email monitoring of employees that could have a chilling effect on whistleblowers who report waste, fraud and abuse.

Tags: OSC , OMB , email monitoring , FDA , technology , Federal Drive

Monday - 06/25/2012, 09:52am EDT
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